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Unamec’s Symposium – Innovative digital health –

June 14, 2016

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Be there for presentations, debates, what’s new in the medical device sector: ICT-healthcare, TELEmedecine, TELEhealth, TELEmonitoring, Mhealth and TELEcare: a sprankling cocktail of new business oppportunities!

About the speakers:

Lieven Zwaenepoel

He is the current president of APB (Belgian Pharmaceutical Association) and he had several Board functions in Pharmacist professional associations. After several years of community pharmacist, he was representing the community pharmacists to partner organizations and external stakeholders.

Hans Delporte

As an experienced business development expert for organizations such as IBM and Microsoft, he has always been at the frontlines of innovative technologies and disruptive business models, bringing these technologies to market by engaging with key decision makers and stakeholders to provide a source of inspiration, endorse these new technologies and business models and create shared value for all concerned. For the last 12 years, Hans had a strong focus on the health & public sector as challenges and opportunities are tremendous in these sectors.

Jan Van Emelen

He is de lead of the Mhealth Group of Voka Health Community and working for MACX nv. For more than 10 years he was director of innovations within the “Landsbond van Onafhankelijke Ziekenfondsen/Mutualités Libres (MLOZ)” and he was president of the international workingroup “disease management” within AIM (Association Internationale de la Mutualité).

Philippe Coucke

He is head of the department of radiotherapy at the University Hospital in Liège and Professor of Radiation Therapy at the same university. His interest is focused nowadays on breast cancer and especially changes in fractionation patterns and prone positioning for breast irradiation (he developed the Sagittilt® and obtained a European licence).

Vincent Dupont

Vincent Dupont joined in 2011 the Microsoft Western Europe Public Services operations to lead the Health Industry, with more than 15 years’ experience in Health & Life Sciences IT. He’s managing the Health business across 12 subs (Benelux, Ireland, Nordics, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Portugal) and is responsible for industry market development and its partner ecosystem. Today, the Western European Health industry represents after the US the single biggest growing and most mature Health industry.

Alex Lorette

He is leading the Enterprise Telco Solutions division. This division ensures the product development, positioning and specialized selling of all telco and advanced telco services for B2B sector. Alex is active for nearly 20 years in ICT and has built an extensive expertise in B2B market over the years.



 Innovative digital health, Programme: 

09:00 Welcome

09:30 – 09:45 Reveal of the federation’s new name & logo

09:45 – 10:15 Mobile Health & Telemonitoring in today’s and future’s pharmacy Lieven Zwaenepoel – President of APB (Algemene Pharmaceutische Bond)

10:15 – 10:45 ModelH: a useful instrument for innovation in healthcare Hans Delporte – Business Consultant Future Health, Infoclarity Bvba

10:45 – 11:15 Mobile Health Jan Van Emelen – President of Macx nv (Mobile care for chronic disease(s)) 11:15 – 11:45 Debate: What are the hurdles and quick wins for e-health implementation?

11:45 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Will medical apps remodel/replace the tasks of physicians? Philippe Coucke – Head of department Radiotherapy Oncology CHU Liège

14:30 – 15:00 What does the future hold? Envisioning Innovative Health Delivery Models Vincent Dupont – Director Western Europe Health, Industry Market Development & Partners – Microsoft Corporation

15:00 – 15:30 How can IoT help smartisize your business – a view on innovative value proposals enabled by technology Alex Lorette – Director Enterprise Telco Solutions Proximus

15:30 – 16:00 Debate: which changes e-health will bring in the daily life of patients, HCP’s and industry?

16:00 Networking drink Moderator: Bert Kruismans

Speaking language: French/Dutch, slides in English


June 14, 2016
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